# Who is the antagonist in “The Stone Angel”?I can’t seem to grasp who it is. I have to write an…

**THE STONE ANGEL**

**Who is the antagonist in “The Stone Angel”?I can’t seem to grasp who it is. I have to write an…**

hmmm. I think its Hagar’s Death or her Pride

**THE PRINCESS BRIDE**

**What is the culture (different levels of society and climate) in The Princess Bride?**

In William Goldman’s The Princess Bride, we have a European Renaissance-era city-state of Florin, a monarchy ruled by Prince Humperdink. It is a largely agrarian, feudal system economy with a…

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**HISTORY**

**What are the similarities between the U.S. at the time of Lincoln’s 2nd Inauguration and South…**

I think that you are probably examining how Jim Crow legislation in the South is similar to apartheid legislation in South Africa. There is much in way of similarity. White Southerners did not…

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**MATH**

**What is x for x^3 – x^2 + 8x + 10 = 0 and x1 = 3i + 1?**

f(x) = x^3-x^2+8x+10 = 0 Given that one root is x1 = 3i+1. To find the other roots. We know that 3i+4 is a complex root. The complex roots always occur in pairs. If a+bi is a root, then its complex…

**MATH**

**What is the antiderivative of 1/(x^2+4x+4) ?**

We notice that the denominator is the result of expanding the square: x^2 + 4x + 4 = (x+2)^2 We’ll re-write the integral: Int f(x)dx = Int dx/(x+2)^2 We’ll use the techinque of changing the…

**MATH**

**Find n if the area of the triangle determined by the graph of the function f=nx+n-4 and the x,y…**

The function f=nx+n-4 is a straight line graph that: 1. intercept the x-axis at x=(4-n)/n {obtained by equating the expression to 0 and making x the subject}; 2. intercept the y-axis at y=n-4…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are some issues with Reynolds v Sims?**

There are a number issues here: Is this really a constitutional decision or does it step on the toes of the states? This is a case where the federal government tells the states how to apportion…

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**SCIENCE**

**In splitting logs with a hammer and wedge, is a heavy hammer more effective than a lighter…**

The effectiveness of a wedge in splitting a log depends on a number of factors. These include the shape pf the wedge – particularly the angle of the wedge, the size and strength of the log to be…

**ALL MY SONS**

**Compare the end of “All My Sons” to “Death of a Salesman” and “An Inspector Calls” and comment on…**

I haven’t read An Inspector Calls, but I am pretty familiar with All My Sons and Death of a Salesman. At the end of both, the protagonists Joe Keller and Willy Loman commit suicide because their…

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**THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER**

**In Irving’s “The Devil and Tom Walker,” describe Tom Walker’s first encounter with the devil.**

Tom Walker initially meets “Old Scratch” as he takes a shortcut through the swamp. When Tom reaches the site of an old fort that is said to be abandoned, he kicks at a skull on the ground. When…

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**HISTORY**

**Abraham Lincoln promised not to disturb slavery in the South if he got elected. Why did they…**

Have Americans ever trusted what politicians said? Especially if they already do not like that politician? If you think about the last decade or so, you will know that we do not tend to believe…

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**BUSINESS**

**Financial ManagementWhich book is better and easy for consulting different topics of Financail…**

You might need to be more specific with your question. Are you wanting a book on Personal Financial Management or Business and Corporate Financial Management. If you are looking for self-help type…

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**A ROSE FOR EMILY**

**How weird was Homer’s behavior?**

Homer Barron, the first real beau of Emily Grierson, stuck out “like a sore thumb” in the town of Jefferson for many different reasons: First, he was a Northerner, which was reason enough for the…

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**AND THEN THERE WERE NONE**

**Where can I find the movie And Then There Were None to help my daughter with the book which is…**

First, you need to look for the film title Ten Little Indians because that is the film version of And Then There Were None. The novel was released in Englandwith a title that is offensive; so when…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**Would it eliminate iron triangles if we prohibit agencies from testifying before…**

It would do not good to prohibit agencies from testifying before Congress. As long as the Congressional committees control the agencies’ budgets, the agencies will have to listen to what they say…

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**MATH**

**Calculate the sum of sin(45-x)+sin(45+x). the result is 0?**

To find sin(45-x) +sin(45+x). Solution: No they do not sum up to zero. We know sin (a+b) = sinacosb+cosasinb …(1) sin (a-b) = sinacosb – cosa sinb… (2) Therefore sin(a+b) +sin(a-b) =…

**HISTORY**

**How did the Great War impact Europe?How did the Great War impact Europe?**

In my opinion, the major impact of the Great War is that it set in motion the events that would lead to WWII. Since WWII changed the face of Europe and the world, I think that this is really a…

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**MATH**

**Verify if log equation have real root log(2x-5)=log(x^2+3)**

There are no real roots. Click on the following link:…

**MATH**

**What is t for cost+1=2sint+sin2t ?**

To determine the angle t, we’ll have to solve the equation. We notice that one of the terms of the identity is the function sine of a double angle. We’ll apply the formula for the double angle: sin…

**HISTORY**

**Name a powerful and influential woman in contemporary society (either in the US or elsewhere) and…**

There are a great number of women to choose from, but the first who comes to mind for me is Oprah Winfrey. To start with the obvious, she is very wealthy. This usually makes people take notice….

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**SCIENCE**

**Chromatography is a commonly used technique in forensic science. Describe the science behind this…**

Chromatography is a process used for separating the substances that make up a mixture, when the concentration of such substances is very low. Thus chromatography is used in forensic science to…

**MATH**

To find x if 72/(3x+3)-x = 3. We first multiply by 3x+3 both sides of the equation: 72 -x(3x+3) = 3(3x+3). 72 – 3x^2-3x = 9x+9. Subtract 72-3x^2-3x from both sides: 0 = 9x+9 -72+3x^2+3x. 0 =…

**SONNET 18**

**Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 summary?**

Shakespeare’s sonnet begins with a very straightforward question: “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” Then, there is a straightforward answer: “Thou art more lovely and more temperate.”…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**Juliet Powerlessneesshow is juliet powerless**

When her parents tell her to marry Paris, she has very little power at that point, right? She really has to do what they say (unless she is willing to kill herself the way she actually does)….

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How can having self-efficacy help me? How can having self-efficacy help me?**

Basically, I would say that having self-efficacy helps you to be flexible and resilient. It helps you to be able to bounce back from setbacks, to get back on your feet and be able to succeed. I am…

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**BUSINESS**

**How can you best prepare yourself to be successful in an uncertain economy?How can you best…**

In my opinion, the best thing that you can do is to get as educated as possible. I think that Thomas Friedman is right about this when he talks about how to succeed in the globalized “flat” world…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the indefinite integral of y=sec x?**

To find the integral of y = secx. solution: We know that sec x= secx(secx +tanx)/ (secx+tanx). Also d/dx (sec x +tanx ) = d/dx (secx ) +d/dx(tanx) d/dx(sec x + tanx) = secxtanx + sec^2x =…

**MATH**

**Solve for t 4cos^2t-1=sin^2t+sint*cost**

To solve for t means to find the angle t from the given identity. We’ll transform the given identity into a homogenous equation by substituting 1 by (sin t)^2 + (cos t)^2 = 1 and moving all terms…

**MATH**

**Separate the fraction 1/(x^2+x) into partial ratios?**

First, we’ll factorize by x the denominator: 1/(x^2+x) = 1/x(x+1) We notice that the denominator of the right side ratio is the least common denominator of 2 irreducible ratios. We’ll suppose that…

**MATH**

**What is the extreme of y=x^2-8x+16?**

To extreme of a function, whose expression is a quadratic, is the vertex of the parable f(x) = y. We know that the coordinates of the parabola vertex are: V(-b/2a;-delta/4a), where a,b,c are the…

**MATH**

**Solve the equation [f(x)]^2 = 4 for f(x)=|x+4|-3?**

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**HISTORY**

**how did Iroquois Nation was affected by America’s westward expansionI need help to complete the…**

They were affected like many other Indian tribes. First, they were devastated by wars. Their confederacy was broken up some by different nations taking different sides in the American Revolution….

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**MATH**

**What is the point that has similar coordinates and it is on the line y = (x-1)/2?**

We’ll note the point that has like coordinates as M(m,m). Since the point is located on the line y = (x – 1)/2, it’s coordinates verify the expression of the line. We’ll put y = f(x) and we’ll…

**MATH**

**Given the functions f(x)=ax+b and g(x)=(1+a)x-b and (1,-2), the point of intersection of f and g…**

Since the given point is the intercepting point of the graphs of the given functions, it’s coordinates verify the expressions of the functions. (1, – 2) belongs to f(x)’s graph if and only if; f(1)…

**LINGUISTICS (THEN AND NOW)**

**What is the advantage of studying a language SYNCHRONICALLY?**

The advantage of studying a language synchronically is that it allows the linguist to concentrate in a specific setting in which the language will develop and show patterns of growth, trends, and…

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**LITERATURE**

**Anyone give me the full text of the short story “The Coral Tree” by Ruskin Bond.**

the only thing i found was this site. i can’t find more than this. http://www.scribd.com/doc/23284633/Ruskin-Bond

**DOVER BEACH**

**Who is Arnold’s intended audience for Dover Beach?**

According to a traditional belief, Arnold in this poem, has addressed his newly-wed wife with whom he was there for their honeymoon. But it can also be a universal call to witness the sea, the sea…

**MATH**

**Solve an example of integral containing trigonometric functions raised to n power?**

We’ll choose the function to be integrated: f(x) = (sin x)^n We’ll integrate the function: Int (sin x)^n dx We’ll re-write the given function as a product of (sin x)*(sin x)^n-1. We’ll write (sin…

**SCIENCE**

**What are the pros and cons of Global warming?What are the pros and cons of Global warming?**

I’ll answer this two ways. There really are no pros to Global Warming. The buildup of carbon dioxide and other gases that lead to the gradual warming of the planet leads to Climate Change, which…

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**SCIENCE**

**WHAT ARE NUMERICALS?EXPLAIN BRIEFLY WITH EXAMPLES.**

Numerical s can be either counting numbers or can be mathematical expression of a concept. example: 1,2,3,………… or P = F / A or R = V / I

**LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER**

**What would have happened to Mary Maloney if she had been found guilty in Lamb to the Slaughter…**

Whichever the laws of her particular state, Mary Maloney would still have had a really bleak future had she been found guilty of murdering her husband in Lamb to the Slaughter. First, she not only…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the equation has solution? 5^4x-2*25^x+1=0**

To find the solution of 5^4x-2*25^x+1 = 0. Solution: We know 25^x = 5^2x . 5^4x = (5^2x)^2 = (5^2x)^2. We put 5^2x = t in the given equation : t^2 – 2t+1 = 0. Therefore (t-1)^2 = 0. (t-1) = 0. t =…

**MATH**

**What is the antiderivative of integrand (2x+5)e^(x^2+5x)?**

To determine the antiderivative, we’ll have to compute the indefinite integral of the function f(x) = (2x+5)*e^(x^2+5x) Int (2x+5)*e^(x^2+5x) dx We notice that the exponent of e is a function whose…

**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**How is Elizabeth’s attitude toward marriage different in Pride and Prejudice?**

In the case of Elizabeth, she truly and honestly believes that marriage should be made for all the right reasons of the HEART and not the pocket. Even with the entailment looming above her, she…

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**CORMAC MCCARTHY**

**What are 15 literary devices, with examples and pages, used in Cormac Mcarthy’s books?Please help…**

I don’t have all of McCarthy’s books handy, but I do have The Road. McCarthy is a master of prose-poetry, a combination of prose (sentences) and poetry (fragments, sound devices). Here are 20 from…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**Is it fair to say that in A Doll’s House the women strive to find happiness in two different ways?**

Yes, it would be fair to say that the search for happiness is different, because the characters come from very different places in their life. Nora, for example, strives to find happiness through…

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**LITERATURE**

**From the Sublime to the Ridiculous persian name ( az asemaan taa rissmaan) This poem is persian…**

I’m Persian speaker.maybe i can help you….

**OEDIPUS REX**

**What is the difference in characterization of Jocasta in Oedipus Rex and Desdemona in Othello?**

While there are some similarities between Sophocles’ Jocasta and Shakespeare’s Desdemona, there are some significant differences. Both of them support their spouses, but do so in different ways….

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**THE CANTERBURY TALES**

**Is the Wife of Bath an early feminist? Explain why.**

I would say absolutely! In the prologue to her tale she tells anecdotes about each of her six husbands, and a common theme of the stories and the marriages is that she had all the power in the…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, what is the reversal of this play?**

It all depends on your specific definition of the term. For if you simply mean once the character’s fortunes change for the worse, then one might consider the very beginning of the play when…